Fellow JAT members,

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2018 JAT election.

A big thank you to this year’s candidates and to everyone who voted. Congratulations and best of luck in the coming two years to the elected Directors and Auditor, who are to be approved by the membership at the OGM.


Auditor (2-year term)

Danny MacLeith

Directors (2-year terms)

Chiharu Hirabayashi

Shiho Koizumi

Brian Hyman

Nadine A. Edwards


Current number of members: 700

Ballots received: 58 (invalid: 1; valid: 57)

Valid voter turnout: 8%

Votes for Auditor: 54

Votes required for election as Auditor: 5 (10%)

Votes for Director: 203

Votes required for election as Director: 20 (10%)

Candidates for Auditor:

Danny MacLeith: 54 votes (elected)

Candidates for Director:

Chiharu Hirabayashi: 52 votes (re-elected)

Shiho Koizumi: 52 votes (elected)

Brian Hyman: 48 votes (elected)

Nadine A. Edwards: 51 votes (elected)

Help us welcome these new officers at the 2018 JAT Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) on June 30. The OGM will take place from 17:15 to 18:15 in Room C3/C4, Tower C, Grand Front Osaka, shortly after the last IJET-29 sessions of the day. You must be a JAT member to attend. Please arrive early because check-in is required.

For more details on IJET-29: https://ijet.jat.org/ 


2018 JAT Election Committee

Marian Kinoshita (Chair)

Yumeko Futaki

Ben Tompkins

[Y1]This URL says 2017. Is this really correct? (same as JA)